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Dr. Gary Pess
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Finger Tingling (Definition)

Refers to altered sensation not quite numb ( while numb means no sensation It is the same type of feeling one feels when the finger first starts to falll asleep Tingling generally means the sensory nerves are working but to a lesser degree than normal whereas numbness implies a more severe. Problem. People often use the words numbness and tingling together ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Finger tingling?

What is the definition or description of: Finger tingling?

Finger tingling : Refers to altered sensation not quite numb which means no sensation It is the same type of feeling one feels when the finger first starts to falll asleep Tingling generally means the sensory nerves are working but to a lesser degree than normal whereas numbness implies a more severe. Problem. People often use the words numbness and tingling together nondpecifically to describe things. ...Read more

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How do I stop finger tingling--brace, new mouse, posture change?

How do I stop finger tingling--brace, new mouse, posture change?

Diagnosis: An accurate diagnosis is first needed. Certainly posture and ergonomic modifications can be helpful for some of the causes of finger tingling. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of finger tingling?

What could be the cause of finger tingling?

A pinched nerve: Without further details like which finger, when, how often this happens, i can't say more. For now start taking notes if this doesn't go away on its own. ...Read more

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Finger tingling with some wrist pain. Is that cts?

Finger tingling with some wrist pain. Is that cts?

Could be: Could be see you physician, after examination will refer you to a neurologist, for further tests , like conduction studies. ...Read more

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Deltoid pain but no finger tingling or numbness. Using mouse that is hard to click. Related?

Deltoid pain but no finger tingling or numbness. Using mouse that is hard to click. Related?

Shoulder pain: There are many causes of deltoid pain. Most commonly, it is referred pain from shoulder. Causes include tendonitis of rotator cuff or biceps. Other causes of referred shoulder pain include cervical spine. Typically, the pain in the shoulder is associated with numbness down arm or into hand. If symptoms persist, see an orthopedic surgeon for diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Elbow pain constantly but no finger tingling or numbness?

Elbow pain constantly but no finger tingling or numbness?

Tennis elbow: The most common cause of elbow pain i see is tennis elbow which is a tendinitis on the outside part of the elbow. The pain can be treated with injections of cortisone. ...Read more

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Why are my finger tingling 14hrs a day while I work but not other times?

Why are my finger tingling 14hrs a day while I work but not other times?

Activity induced CTS: First off, what kind of work do you due? This may be activity related carpal tunnel syndrome. Stop the activity and the symptoms disappear. ...Read more

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Why is my finger tingling when I lean on wrist while typing?

Why is my finger tingling when I lean on wrist while typing?

Pressure on a nerve: Can alter the blood supply temporally causing tingling and numbness, partial pressure on one select portion of a nerve in your wrist can affect one finger, or multiple depending on the pressure pattern. ...Read more

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I have pains in the middle and index finger tingling and thumb and ring, what can it be?

I have  pains in the middle and index finger tingling and thumb and ring, what can it be?

Varies: The most common thought of condition that can cause tingling in the fingers is carpal tunnel syndrome. However, there are many potential causes including cervical disc bulge, thoracic outlet syndrome (cervicobrachial syndrome) or peripheral nerve entrapments. Most of these can be treated conservatively with myofascial release, spinal and extremity manipulation, acupuncture, traction and rehab. ...Read more

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My symptoms are chest pain, rapid heart and finger tingling, what could it be?

My symptoms are chest pain, rapid heart and finger tingling, what could it be?

Emergency room: Get to an emergency room as soon as possible. Though anxiety reaction may be a cause of these symptoms, you cannot take a chance. It is important to rule out a serious heart problem... ...Read more

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I am experiencing arm pain and finger tingling (quality: in the little finger) .

I am experiencing  arm pain and finger tingling (quality: in the little finger) .

Arm finger pain: Sorry to hear about you problem. Your question is? Lets do 2nd opinion to figure this out. ...Read more

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I am experiencing finger tingling (quality: localized to little finger, localized to thumb, localized to index finger) .

I am experiencing  finger tingling (quality: localized to little finger, localized to thumb, localized to index finger) .

So it sounds like: you have tingling of at least 3 of your fingers. One of the most common causes of finger tingling is carpal tunnel syndrome or compression of the median nerve at the wrist. But this typically just causes numbness and tingling of the middle digits. A condition causing more generalized peripheral nerve symptoms or peripheral neuropathy is less common in fingers than toes. Need Doc evaluation... ...Read more

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How can you determine what is causing finger tingling? How do you determine if it's the neck, back, arm, shoulder, and/or elbow?

How can you determine what is causing finger tingling? How do you determine if it's the neck, back, arm, shoulder, and/or elbow?

Thorough evaluation: A thorough physical examination is a place to start. Other tests could include a nerve conduction study, spinal imaging of various shorts, and analysis of your activity. There are many postural and activity issues that can cause The problems you are describing. You are correct in that it could involve any of the areas you mentioned. The tests will help determine the origin. ...Read more

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I am experiencing numbness or tingling (side: both) (time frame: gradual onset) . The following also describe me: Finger tingling, Leg numbness,not ?

I am experiencing  numbness or tingling (side: both) (time frame: gradual onset) . The following also describe me: Finger tingling, Leg numbness,not ?

Uncertain: With tingling we consider neurologic issues, and this needs to be checked out. However we also see tingling due in part to paresthesias, which are benign peculiar skin sensations. There is no easy answer here you need to be checked out by your physician and possibly see a neurologist ...Read more

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Weird finger tingling. Right hand. Type a lot?

Maybe carpal tunnel: While you may have carpal tunnel syndrome it has been shown that typing in not the cause. ...Read more

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Pinky and ring finger tingling in both hands, is this thyroid?

Pinky and ring finger tingling in both hands, is this thyroid?

Contributes: Hypothyroidism is a predisposing factor to developing nerve compression syndromes of the upper extremity rarely the sole cause. The distribution of the tingling you describe is in the ulnar nerve distribution. You should seek care with a neurologist and/or hand surgeon, particularly if you are having any motor weakness. ...Read more

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I am experiencing elbow to finger tingling in my left arm . no pain it just feels as if i hit my funny bone , but i haven't . what could cause this ?

I am experiencing  elbow to finger tingling in my left arm .
no pain it just feels as if i hit my funny bone , but i haven't . what could cause this ?

See your doctor: The symptoms are suggestive of a nerve problem, and a detailed history and physical exam should help tremendously in determining potential causes and needed tests (such as electrodiagnostics). ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more